A nine year–old boy has died after a playground accident in Comfrey...

Comfrey Police say it happened around 5–30 Wednesday evening.

First Responders, Springfield Ambulance, Brown County Sheriff's Office, North Memorial Air Care, and the Comfrey Police Department responded to a medical call of an unresponsive juvenile male at 112 Eastern Avenue.

Police say Gavin Ludewig was taken to Springfield Medical Center.

Efforts to resuscitate were unsuccessful, and Gavin was pronounced dead at the hospital.

--- KEYC News 12